Saturday, August 24, 2019

Robert Jason Cross

Robert Jason Cross, 46, of Karnak, passed away at 11:30 a.m. Friday, August 2, 2019 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Jason was born November 27, 1972 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. He was a 1991 graduate of Century High School. Jason went on to Murray State University and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Communications. He was the co-founder for Genesis Health Technologies. Jason had previously been the Presidential Director with Excel Telecommunications in Dallas, Texas. Jason enjoyed bike riding and was an animal lover, he enjoyed spending time with his dog Arue.

Jason is survived by his father, Robert L. Cross of Karnak; brother, Nathan Cross of Paducah, Kentucky; many aunts, uncles and cousins and a very large extended family.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Linda Gordon Cross (2000); paternal grandparents, Alfred and Evelyn Cross; maternal grandparents, John and Mildred Gordon.

Funeral Services honoring the life of Robert Jason Cross will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak. Rev. Jim Williams will be officiating. Interment will follow at St John’s Cemetery near Dongola. The family will receive friends from 5 till 8 Tuesday evening and from 9 a.m. until the funeral hour Wednesday at Wilson Funeral Home.

Pallbearers serving will be Jayme Gholson, Scott Heath, Bryant Little, Andrew Ulrich, Isaiah “Duchie” Hart and Eric Kent.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Cancer Society or the Humane Society, envelopes will be provided at the funeral home.

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